What horrors were yet to come in the wake of the presidential speech? Excruciating, consuming, horrific in little ways as in large.December 7, 1941“A Date Which Will Live in Infamy”: FDR Asks for a Declaration of War. The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on December 7, 1941, stunned virtually everyone in the United States military. Japan's carrier-launched bombers found Pearl Harbor totally unprepared.
And yet here is the anniversary and not even the infamy lives on.
I am so sorry and yet am in need of something to feel sorry for or about.